Billy Dukes' music background includes jobs as music director and night DJ at WQDR 94.7 in Raleigh, N.C.; writer for Recoil Magazine, a monthly out of Grand Rapids, Mich.; and writer for the Kalamazoo Gazette in Kalamazoo, Mich. The Western Michigan University graduate followed a girl to Raleigh in 2006 and wisely married her one year later. In 2014 they moved to Nashville where they now live with their two dogs, Daisy and Clementine, and theirs sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and exploring nature.
Chris Lane Drops Acoustic Video of MacKenzie Porter Duet, ‘Circles’ [Exclusive Premiere]
Chris Lane will drop an unplugged version of his Girl Problems album on Friday but he wanted fans to see how a special duet on his debut release was created. Watch an acoustic music video for "Circles" with MacKenzie Porter during this Taste of Country exclusive premiere.
The Cadillac Three Interview Themselves and It’s Hilarious [Watch]
Who better to interview the Cadillac Three than the band members themselves? Well, that's what we thought, and we were wrong.
Last Question With RaeLynn: Ticklish Spot, Broken Bones, Coffee + More
RaeLynn made time for one Last Question and we learned a lot. Star Trek or Star Wars? Broken bones? Age of her first kiss? The "Lonely Call" singer didn't hold back.
Why Did Taylor Swift Erase Her Instagram, Twitter and Facebook Posts?
Does a clean slate on social media mean a new Taylor Swift album is coming?
Remember When a Country Act Tried a Social Media Reset?
Taylor Swift's move to delete all Instagram photos and many Twitter and Facebook posts comes with precedent. It didn't go too well for a country act that tried it one year ago.
Meet Country Music’s Unlikely Social Conscience Post-Charlottesville
It's been four days and most big names in country music have gotten back to business after violence and protests in Charlottesville, Va., left dozens injured and one dead. Most, but not all.
The Next James Bond? How About These Country Singers
Daniel Craig will return for another James Bond movie, but who's next? We think these five country singers would do a pretty good job of replacing the famous Brit as Agent 007.
ToC Critic’s Pick: Lindsay Ell, ‘The Project’
The Project is an essential album for fans who like their brand of country music black and blue. Lindsay Ell's long-time-coming debut album is genre-less a la Sheryl Crow or Bonnie Raitt.
5 of the Most Unexpected Covers of Glen Campbell Songs
Rock, R&B and pop acts have put a spin on the most timeless Glen Campbell songs. Covers of his hits come from legends like Aretha Franklin and modern acts like Radiohead. Here are the five most unexpected versions.
Luke Bryan Says New Music Is Coming Very Soon
Luke Bryan says he's 95 percent finished with his next album, and fans can expect new music sooner than they may have thought.